About us

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources was established by the Northern Territory Government on 12 September, 2016.

The government created the department to bring together many of the key functions that foster and protect the environment and natural resources in the Northern Territory (NT).

This includes water, land resource management and environmental issues. 

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has the following divisions:

The department has one minister, one CEO and operates in various locations in the NT.

Strategic plan

Department Environment and Natural Resources Strategic Plan: 2013 to 2017 (10.0 mb)

Strategic Plan summary (133.0 kb) (133.0 kb)

Annual reports

Land Resource Management (DLRM) Annual Report 2014-2015 (2.1 mb) (2.1 mb)

Land Resource Management (DLRM) Annual Report 2013-2014 (3.2 mb) (3.2 mb)

Land Resource Management (DLRM) Annual Report 2012-2013 (5.9 mb) (5.9 mb)

To access previous annual reports email webadmin.denr@nt.gov.au.

Our Minister

Hon. Lauren Moss

Our management

A/CEO Jo Townsend

Last updated: 15 September 2017